Bringing In Drawing Objects from AutoCAD Layers
Concept Procedure Quick Reference

To bring in drawing objects from AutoCAD layers in the current drawing

  1. In Display Manager, click DataAdd Drawing Data Drawing Layer.
  2. In the Select Layers dialog box, select the AutoCAD layers that include the objects to display.

    AutoCAD Map 3D creates a layer in Display Manager for each AutoCAD layer you select.

  3. To group the layers, select Group Selection.

    If you combine the layers in a group, you can turn the display of the group on or off.

  4. Click OK.

The new layer appears in Display Manager. All objects on the selected AutoCAD layer are included in this layer. If you selected multiple AutoCAD layers, multiple layers are created in your map. To see the objects, you may need to zoom to the drawing extents. Click Map Setup tabMap panelZoom Drawing Extents. At the Command prompt, enter adezextents.